Role Reversal: JRB Runs Sizzling, “Durrrr” Does Now no longer on Latest High Stakes Poker

Jean-Robert Bellande

Tom Dwan working unfriendly and Jean-Robert Bellande catching cards on High Stakes Poker? Most seemingly it turned into Opposite Day however that is precisely what transpired Monday night on PokerGO all around the 2nd episode of Season 9.

Within the past, “durrrr” turned into red sizzling on the typical money sport poker veil, whereas “JRB” has been ice chilly for years in precise about all the issues televised. The tides would possibly maybe furthermore receive turned as a minimum for one $200/$400 no-restrict abet’em session.

Joining the 2 acquainted faces initially of the veil were Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius, Kim Hultman, James Bord, and Doyle Brunson.

The preliminary starting up stacks when Episode 2 started were as follows:

Participant Stack
Tom Dwan $212,500
Doyle Brunson $136,400
James Bord $136,000
Phil Ivey $134,700
Daniel Negreanu $113,100
Patrik Antonius $106,500
Koray Aldemir $106,400
Kim Hultman $62,400

Bord and Hultman, a on line casino streamer, left the desk early on and were changed by Bellande ($200,000) and Jonathan Gibbs ($100,000), a poker participant with nine kids (seven adopted) and one on the vogue.

Can Dwan Bag A ways from Journeys?

tom dwan poker
Tom Dwan

Sufficient off the bat, JRB turned into fascinated by a pot with Dwan, who turned into stacked early in Episode 1.

After Dwan raised preflop in early plan to $1,200 with {a-Spades}{q-Clubs}, Bellande called from the tall blind with {j-Hearts}{8-Spades}. The preflop raiser wagered $2,000 and obtained a name. Both players saw the {9-Clubs} seem on the turn, finishing JRB’s straight. He checked and “durrrr” bet $5,000 easiest for the 2019 WSOP bracelet winner to substantiate-elevate to $16,000.

With high pair and high kicker, Dwan wasn’t going wherever so he called to scrutinize the {q-Spades} on the river, maybe the toughest card within the deck for Dwan to receive a ways from. With $39,000 within the pot, Bellande over-bet to $51,000 however he turned into unable to receive any price because his opponent made an world-class fold.

Antonius, Bellande Walk it Twice

Patrik Antonius
Patrik Antonius

Dwan’s misfortunes persevered moments later when he uncared for a flush and start-ended straight arrangement in opposition to Gibbs, who spiked high pair on the river to have end off the ragged Rotund Tilt Poker educated’s bluff. But the coolest ample fortune persevered for Bellande within the 2nd-largest pot of the episode in opposition to Antonius.

Antonius turned into all in preflop for $80,000 with {a-Spades}{k-Spades} in opposition to the {10-Hearts}{10-Diamonds} of Bellande. They every agreed to flee it twice and the first flop got here out {k-Clubs}{8-Hearts}{9-Hearts}, a smartly-diagnosed ogle for Bellande, who every so steadily appears to opt races all over televised poker reveals. The turn turned into the {3-Spades}, which changed nothing, after which, out of nowhere, the {10-Spades} hit on the river, and the first flee-out went to JRB.

He also gained the 2nd board, which ran out {4-Hearts}{6-Hearts}{7-Clubs}{8-Diamonds}{q-Clubs}, giving Bellande your total $166,300 pot. The self-proclaimed “Bill Laimbeer of Poker” definitely can not bitch about his cards all around the 2nd episode of Season 9.

Dwan, on the assorted hand, properly, that’s a various legend. Later within the veil, he moved all in preflop with {a-Spades}{k-Hearts} and turned into called by Negreanu, who turned into conserving {8-Spades}{8-Diamonds}, for $112,000 efficient. With $228,100 within the pot, the poker legends determined to flee it twice and the final result turned into related to the Bellande vs. Antonius hand.

Once extra, Spacious Slick hit the flop within the first runout when it got here {9-Clubs}{k-Spades}{3-Clubs}, however the {8-Hearts} on the turn locked up as a minimum half of the pot for Negreanu, and the {k-Clubs} on the river turned into wasted for Dwan. The 2nd board of {5-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}{7-Clubs}{5-Clubs}{6-Hearts} turned into also edifying to the GGPoker ambassador and he scooped the ideal pot of the night.

Your total 45-minute episode is readily available on PokerGO, alongside with all previous and future High Stakes Poker episodes. Subsequent week’s veil will seemingly be readily available at 5 p.m. PT on Monday, March 7.

*Photography courtesy of PokerGO.

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